BC’s Pacific Flyway
Truly some of the best birding in North America happens in and around Richmond. From the Musqueam marshlands of Sea Island and Iona Beach, to the migratory birds of Terra Nova Park, there’s so much to explore – all within reach of a bustling cultural centre.
1Iona Beach Regional Park900 Ferguson Rd
Located where the Fraser River meets the sea, this park is part of the Pacific Flyway, making it a great spot for viewing migratory birds.
2Liron Gertsman Bird ToursBook Now
An intimate bird tour experience accessing more than 15 years of wildlife insights Liron has accumulated during his award-winning nature photography career in and around Vancouver.
3Terra Nova Rural Park2631 Westminster Hwy
Also located along the Pacific Flyway, this park offers great opportunities to see migratory birds, with viewing platforms along the trails perfect for bird watching.
4Caffe Artigiano at McArthurGlen Designer Outlet1082-7899 Templeton Station Rd
This Italian style artisan coffee house and roastery has a great tea selection and fresh baked goods for a quick morning stop.
5JapaDog at McArthurGlen Designer Outlet7899 Templeton Station Rd
Highly acclaimed Japanese inspired hot dogs. Creative, fun, and tasty. Their signature hot dog features teriyaki sauce, mayo, and seaweed.
6Little Fox Bakehouse8181 Cambie Rd # 1180
Elegant and delicious croissants, pastries, cakes, and more, made using traditional French techniques.
7T&T Supermarket130-8311 Lansdowne Rd
Focusing primarily on Asian foods, this location is the largest T&T in Canada. Seemingly endless food options with its own street food section and live seafood bar.
8Flying Beaver Bar & Grill4760 Inglis Dr
Dine on classic West Coast pub fare and seafood while watching the seaplanes arrive and depart from their patio overlooking the Fraser River.
9Fairmont Vancouver Airport3111 Grant McConachie Way
Situated in the middle of Sea Island, relax in comfortable rooms with unobstructed views of the ocean and North Shore Mountains. Close to great food, shopping, and the heart of the Pacific Flyway.
Historic Harbour & Iconic Birds
Located on the southwest tip of Lulu Island, Steveston Village’s historic harbour is full of heritage architecture and fresh fish – which in turn attracts a variety of birds looking for a taste.
11Garry Point Park12011 Seventh Ave
A large waterfront park where the West and South Dyke Trails meet. This area is known for a variety of raptors, shorebirds, and waterfowl.
12Steveston Coffee Company3511 Moncton St
A friendly local organic coffee shop and roastery in the historic and quaint fishing village of Steveston.
13The Steveston Cafe & Hotel12111 Third Ave
Established in 1895 in the heart of historic Steveston Village, this charming hotel has cozy rooms and a diner on the ground floor for convenient breakfast and lunch.
14Pajo's Fish and Chips12351 Third Ave
Pajo’s serves up 100% Oceanwise certified, and delicious, classic fish and chips. Take in the harbour views while floating right on the water.
15Village Books & Coffee House12031 First Ave #130
A unique and welcoming bookstore with new and used books galore.
16Steveston Visitor KioskBayview Street (between No.1 Road and First Avenue)
Open seasonally in the summer.